Today in rock history

Today in Rock History is a music orientated segment where we would like to encourage readers to share their thoughts and tastes in music and discus the various aspects of any music topic. This post is not limited to? rock music. You are encouraged to bring anything music related along that you would like to share, either by typing the name of a song and artist into the comments section or by sharing a youtube, vimeo, spotify or soundcloud link. If you are unsure how to add a link, simply write the name of the song and the composer and someone may very well do it for you.

Music is a huge part of peoples lives even if we aren’t all music enthusiasts. Music is all around us in advertising, background noise in shops and on the streets. It’s inescapable when you have teenagers but for most of us it is a huge part (if not a ritual) of our lives that we feel close to.

So kick back and enjoy Nechtan’s Today in Rock History playlist and see what new gems you discover.

Born today in 1943, Chris White songwriter, singer and bassist with The Zombies.

Born today in 1946, Peter Wolf?(Peter Blankfield) songwriter and singer with The J. Geils Band.

Born today in 1946, Mathew Fisher?songwriter and organist with Procol Harum.

Today in 1973, Tommy Roe was awarded a Gold record for ?Dizzy?.

Today in 1973, ?Duelling Banjos? from the soundtrack of the film ?Deliverance? was awarded a gold record.

Today in 1975,?David Bowie?released his ninth studio album ?Young Americans?.

Died today in 2013, Peter Banks (Peter Brookbanks) founding member and guitarist with Yes aged 65.

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